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Israeli Soldiers Abduct Two Palestinians In Qalqilia

Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, Qalqilia city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, searched several homes and abducted two young Palestinian men. The Qalqilia office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Amjad Saā€™id Qarā€™an and Ali Hasan Shreitem. The soldiers also invaded and violently […]

December 8, 2016 12:52 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Army Abducts Three Palestinians Near Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem, searched many homes and abducted three young men. Media sources in the refugee camp said the soldiers abducted Ahmad Oleyyan, Mustafa Badriyya and Mohammad al-Louzi, after storming their homes, and many nearby homes, and violently […]

December 8, 2016 12:22 PM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0

Palestinian Youth Killed at a Military Checkpoint

A Palestinian youth was shoot and killed on Thursday morning by Israeli troops manning a military checkpoint in northern West Bank. Mohamed Harb, 19, from the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, was killed by Israeli soldiers at the Zaā€™tarra checkpoint, separating northern from central West Bank. According to the […]

December 8, 2016 11:48 AM Ghassan Bannoura Israeli attacks, News Report, Qalqilia, West Bank 0

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Hebron

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, several neighborhoods in Hebron city, and two surrounding towns, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, searched homes and abducted five Palestinians. The Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisonersā€™ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded Hebron city, Yatta town, south of […]

December 8, 2016 11:37 AM Saed Bannoura Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Barghouthi: Legitimizing Settlement Outposts a Declaration of War

Palestinian lawmaker Mustafa al-Barghouthi, on Tuesday, said the legitimization of settlement outposts, by the Israeli Knesset, is ā€œa war on the Palestinian people.ā€ In a press statement, the leader of the Palestinian National Initiative said that the misappropriation of private Palestinian land in favor of illegal settlements amounts to ā€œa […]

December 8, 2016 6:41 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israeli attacks, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics, Refugees/Immigration 0

Jordan Valley: Residents of Ras al-Ahmar Told They Canā€™t Have Power Lines

Israeli authoritiesĀ ordered Palestinian residents of Ras al-Ahmar locality, in the northern Jordan Valley, not to build power lines in their area, a local official said. Mu’taz Bsharat, who monitors settlement activities in the area, told WAFA correspondence that Israeli troops served locals with an order to stop the construction of […]

December 8, 2016 6:11 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Israeli Settlement, Jordan Valley, News Report, Refugees/Immigration 0

Continued Demolitions in Negev, West Bank

Israeli bulldozers demolished two houses in Bedouin villages unrecognized by Israel in the southern Negev region, Wednesday morning. Local sources saidĀ thatĀ forces from the Yoav, the special Israeli police unit created to implement demolitions of Bedouin homes in the Negev, escorted by Israeli bulldozers, demolished a house in the village of […]

December 8, 2016 5:57 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, News Report, Refugees/Immigration, West Bank 0

(VIDEO) Growing Voices Among Palestinians Calling for a Single Democratic Secular State

With negotiations for a two state solution going nowhere, more Palestinians are calling for a single state solution. TRNN transcript: YOUSEF ALHELOU, TRNN CORRESPONDENT, GAZA: Ever since the Israeli occupation of historic Palestine in 1948, the Palestinians, who are the natives of the land, have been struggling for self-determination, which […]

December 8, 2016 5:29 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human rights, Internal Unrest, International Politics, Israeli Politics, News Report, Palestine, Palestinian Politics, Refugees/Immigration 0

Bethlehem Lights Christmas Tree With Message Of Peace And Justice (Video)

The Mayor of Bethlehem, Vera George Baboun, delivered this yearsā€™ Christmas message of peace and justice during the annual official Christmas tree lighting ceremony, held on December 4th, at the Manger Square in front of the Church of Nativity in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem. The ceremony was carried out […]

December 8, 2016 2:16 AM Saed Bannoura Bethlehem, Holy sites, News Report, Palestine, West Bank 0

Shabak Claims Arresting Palestinians Involved In Shooting Against A Military Base

The Israeli Security Agency (Shabak) allowed for publication the arrest of what it called a ā€œPalestinian cellā€ involved in shooting attacks targeting a military base near the Ofra illegal colony, built on Palestinian lands, east of Ramallah in the West Bank. The Shabak alleged that the cell carried out several […]

December 8, 2016 12:32 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestinian attacks, Ramallah, West Bank 0

PPS: ā€œIsraeli Soldiers Abduct 16 Palestinians In The West Bankā€

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, 16 Palestinians, including a child, only 12 years of age, during home invasions and violent searches, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem. The PPS office in Bethlehem, said the […]

December 7, 2016 10:59 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, Jerusalem, News Report, Qalqilia, Ramallah, Salfit, Tubas, West Bank 0

Israeli Set To Approve 20 Colonialist Projects In The West Bank

The Israeli ā€œConstruction and Planning Committeeā€ of the Jerusalem City Council is set to discuss and approve, Wednesday, 20 new colonialist projects toĀ be builtĀ in illegal colonies, commercial and tourist centers on Palestinian lands. The largest project is the construction of a new settlement on the southern hills of Gilo illegal […]

December 7, 2016 8:00 AM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Israeli Politics, Israeli Settlement, Jerusalem, News Report, West Bank 0